- The paper: Levi-Montalcini, R. (1952) Effects of mouse tumor transplantation on the nervous system. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 55:330-44.
Some amazing historical background: An excerpt about her pre-NGF work done in makeshift home labs she set up hiding out in the hills during WWII, from her autobiography, In Praise of Imperfection. Open the excerpt in the right pdf viewer and you'll see some helpful notes in red.